The Peers (draft 1) - Ch 2The Peers (draft 1) - Ch 22 years ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
She'd seen him, she was sure of it. Amidst the crowd of savage faces, amidst the hundreds of marchers as they'd emerged from the end of the hazy street, Lark knew she'd seen her father's face. He needed her help. She needed to find him, to take him far, far away from these terrifying people before it was too late.
But Lark's quest was cut short when she was swiftly and suddenly swept off of her feet and flung over someone's shoulder.
The nine-year-old shrieked in protest, kicking and struggling with all of her little girl might. But from the height at which she'd suddenly found herself, there was no doubt as to who her captor was.
"Mr. Borrows!" Lark cried, pounding on the cabby's vast shoulder with tiny hands. "I saw Papa! He's here! Let me go!"
But Borrows had other things to w